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    Interview – Barco’s blended learning approach

Interview – Barco’s blended learning approach

Wim Barbaix, global product training and certification manager, Barco, talks to Zoe Mutter about the benefits of attending Barco’s University which combines online and instructor-led, hands-on classroom training.

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    Case study – Log in and skill up with Avolites

Case study – Log in and skill up with Avolites

Avolites has been equipping LDs and visual creatives with the knowledge they require to stay ahead of the game for 25 years.

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    Case study: HDMI and HDBaseT fundamentals

Case study: HDMI and HDBaseT fundamentals

Martin Featherstone, CYP product manager for UK distributor CIE-Group, talks about the latest free-to-attend HDMI and HDBaseT Training courses.

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    Interview: Crucial customer training

Interview: Crucial customer training

Tuomo Tolonen, manager ProAudio Group, Shure Distribution UK, tells Zoe Mutter about Shure Academy and why understanding how to set up and troubleshoot wireless systems is such a valuable skill set.

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    Crestron launches EMEA training centre and appoints new trainer

Crestron launches EMEA training centre and appoints new trainer

Crestron is launching a new EMEA Training facility at Crestron International’s EMEA training HQ in Cobham next May. Along with an expanded training room and facilities, it is also introducing new 4K training courses and has appointed a new EMEA Trainer, Lee Nicholson, to support the region’s Training Manager in welcoming increased numbers to its offices.

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    Interview: Quick start courses

Interview: Quick start courses

Vision’s general manager, Stuart Lockhart discusses the company’s free training videos that span a range of product areas – from audio and control through to mounting and visualisers.

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    Case study: Illuminating training from Vari-Lite

Case study: Illuminating training from Vari-Lite

When it comes to Philips Vari-Lite training in EMEA, Coral Cooper is the go-to trainer.

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    New BS 7909 course introduced at Backstage Academy

New BS 7909 course introduced at Backstage Academy

Event production skills training centre Backstage Academy has announced its new BS 7909 course.

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Training: Mixing with the pros

  Training: Mixing with the pros

Sean Karpowicz, Soundcraft product manager and Si Expression ‘train the trainer’, gives us the lowdown on the free FoH and monitor engineering hands-on course.

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InfoComm to host second audio visual executive conference

  InfoComm to host second audio visual executive conference

InfoComm International will be hosting its second annual AV Executive Conference and Golf Tournament September 23-25, 2014, at the Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Cabletime launches Training Academy

  Cabletime launches Training Academy

Cabletime, developer of the MediaStar range of IPTV distribution solutions, has launched a new Training Academy delivering a variety of group and one-to-one courses.

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Vision launches Navigator training

  Vision launches Navigator training

Vision has refreshed their online “Navigator Training”. The course is a 28 session in-depth AV training resource free to resellers on their website.

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Orbital Sound announces August dates for ‘Mixing Musicals’ course in London

  Orbital Sound announces August dates for ‘Mixing Musicals’ course in London

Orbital Sound has announced the dates for its two-day course focuses on the practical skills and theory behind the best-practice FOH mixing requirements of musicals. The course, combining theory, practice and a West End show visit runs from 27–28 August.

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Harman distributor Sound Technology to host Houses of Worship demo event

  Harman distributor Sound Technology to host Houses of Worship demo event

Sound Technology, the exclusive Harman distributor in the UK/Ireland, is to host a Houses of Worship demo event at its facility in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, on Thursday 18th July.

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Roland announces dates of further UK training days

  Roland announces dates of further UK training days

Roland Systems Group (RSG) is joining with some of their biggest dealers to put on a series of one day training events across the UK, starting on 20th June at SFL Group in Reading, followed by July 3rd at Wigwam Acoustics in Heywood.

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Analysis: Filling the skills gap

  Analysis: Filling the skills gap

AV professionals often voice concern about the lack of young people with the skills they need for a rapidly changing and expanding industry sector. Brian Davis investigates some new initiatives.

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Crestron opens northern showroom

  Crestron opens northern showroom

The company’s Design and Experience Centre
in Leeds provides support for local dealers

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RADA hosts theatre sound forum

  RADA hosts theatre sound forum

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in central London is staging an event called called OpenStage, a forum for theatre sound designers and engineers. The event, on 12 May, will see them engage with designers and engineers from six manufacturers of audio technology and software, and discuss the latest developments and ideas for the future.

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Allen & Heath and Audinate stage online Dante training sessions

  Allen & Heath and Audinate stage online Dante training sessions

To coincide with the release of Allen & Heath’s M-Dante option module for the iLive digital mixing system, Audinate and Allen & Heath are staging interactive online seminars to provide information and technical understanding about the card and the Dante protocol in general.

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Avitas runs BS7909 temporary power for events training day

  Avitas runs BS7909 temporary power for events training day

Avitas is hosting a seminar on temporary power systems for events on the 7th April at White Light in London.

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